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VW investment story goes on – sources say Serbia has been chosen. Romania, out of the race (again)?

Serbian media report that car giant Volkswagen has chosen the neighbouring country for the investment in a new plant, leaving aside Romania, Turkey, Macedonia and Bulgaria. Although Romanian and Bulgaria are EU Member States and could have been favourites, ‘Večernje ...

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Volkswagen has chosen Turkey for the new plant in Eastern Europe, sources say. Has Romania lost another opportunity?

German car manufacturer Volkswagen is ready to invest in a plant expected to employ some 5,000 people, and has had on the short list Romania, Bulgaria and Turkey. Sources quoted by Bloomberght.com and taken over by adevarul.ro say the plant ...

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Sogefi Group – auto parts factory to open in Oradea, investments of EUR 50m

One of the world’s leading auto parts manufacturers announced on Monday that it has decided to open a factory with an investment of EUR 50 million, on the occasion of handing out state aid agreements. The manufacturer supplies companies such ...

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FACIAS foundation to sue the Romanian state for lack of involvement in compensating damaged Romanians by Volkswagen

The Foundation for Defending of Citizens Against State Abuses (FACIAS) has announced on Thursday in a press release that it will sue the Romanian state, namely the Ministry of Environment, Water and Forests (MMAP) and the Ministry of Transport for ...

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Romania’s auto market – the highest increase in the EU in November

The auto market in Romania has increased dramatically in November, the number of new car registrations increasing by 41.5%, three times more than the 13.7% increase recorded in the European Union, according to data released on Tuesday by the European ...

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Two thirds of Romanians who own a VW car trust the German manufacturer’s promises

Almost two thirds of Romanians who own a Volkswagen car say they still trust the promises made by the German carmaker, although the percentage has fallen following the ‘dieselgate’ scandal, shows the poll conducted by D&D Research. The firm compared ...

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European auto market, up by 9.8 pc in September. VW tops sales. Dacia registrations up by 9.4 pc

The number of car registrations in Europe increased by 9.8% in September, leading to an 8.8% advance for the year, the European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA) informed on Friday. In the EU and EFTA countries some 1.356 million cars were ...

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Romanian Auto Registry received from VW lists including more than 50,000 cars having emission devices. VW sales down by 30 pc in September

The Romanian Auto Registry (RAR) received from the Volkswagen representation in Romania, to date, lists of over 50,000 vehicles on the local market equipped with emission devices, out of the over 100,000 cars listed by the Romanian authorities. “The lists ...

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New car market up by 3.4 pc in September. VW sales down 20.8 pc

The new car registrations in Romania have increased by 3.4% in September as compared to the same month last year. In full scandal of emissions, Volkswagen car registrations fell by 20.6%, according to data released by the Directorate for Licence ...

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